“I very intentionally teach ballroom history and culture before I teach ballroom technique... The history is more important,”
Together as electro-hop duo Double Duchess, David "davO" Richardson and Krylon Superstar have been performing live and making San Francisco partygoers sweat their butts off for years -- five at the very least. But this week marks the culmination of every drop of sweat they, themselves, have spilt on stage.
There is nothing for me to forgive. The forgiveness is on his part and not my part. I went in with a clear intention and what I met was unwillingness and resistance. I don't think he was clear or prepared about what the work would look like.
For those new to the world of voguing, the phenomenon dates back to the 1960s, when LGBT African American and Latino dancers
By most historical accounts, vogue was first danced by black drag queens in Harlem. Admiring the rich and glamorous white women they saw strutting down Fifth Avenue and posing as models in the magazines, drag queens would emulate those women in the nightclubs.